Kansas Statutes Annotated
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Statute Number:22-2407
Chapter Title:CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Article Title:ARREST
Tax Type:All
Brief Description:Assisting law enforcement officer.
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22-2407. Assisting law enforcement officer. (1) A law enforcement officer making an arrest may command the assistance of any person who may be in the vicinity.
(2) A person commanded to assist a law enforcement officer shall have the same authority to arrest as the officer who commands his assistance.
(3) A person commanded to assist a law enforcement officer in making an arrest shall not be civilly or criminally liable for any reasonable conduct in aid of the officer or any acts expressly directed by the officer.
History: L. 1970, ch. 129, 22-2407; July 1.


Date Composed: 04/04/2011 Date Modified: 04/04/2011

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